TQ5927 : Glebe Farm Oast

taken 10 years ago, near to Coggins Mill, East Sussex, Great Britain

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Glebe Farm Oast
Glebe Farm Oast
Glebe Farm Oast

Twin round kiln oast house.

Oast Houses

An Oast House is a building used to dry fresh hops before they are sent to the brewers, to be used for flavouring beer. A traditional Oast House consists of the 'oast' and the 'stowage'. The oast was a kiln, with a plenum chamber fired by charcoal at ground floor and the drying floor directly above. The steep pitched roof channelled the hot air through the hops to the top. The stowage, was the barn section, it had a cooling floor and press at first floor and storage area at ground floor. Read more LinkExternal link

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TQ5927, 91 images   (more nearby search)
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Tuesday, 14 February, 2012   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 11 April, 2012
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Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Housing, Dwellings 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 5915 2765 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:1.5715N 0:16.0821E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 5916 2754
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